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Thread: 2nd Attempt at a Cutting Board

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    WNY, Buffalo Area

    2nd Attempt at a Cutting Board

    After my 1st attempt turned out pretty good, I set out to make another. It was fun, and it only took 2 days to complete.

    This one is Cherry, Purpleheart, Maple, and Walnut. The Cherry and Purpleheart are along two of the sides. It is a bit smaller than the 1st one. My one comment on the purpleheart, is that it is not as purple as I was hoping for. I think that it is just how the mineral oil soaks in to the end grain.

    I also included a picture of both the 1st and 2nd one, just for comparison. The cherry and purpleheart checkers on the 1st one makes it much darker than the 2nd one.

    The last picture is how I set up the router table to cut the handles. I was asked a few times as to how they were made. This is the same thing that I did on the 1st one. I didn't think to take pictures when I did that, so I took one, when making the 2nd board.
    Last edited by Sean Wright; 11-14-2007 at 02:58 PM.
    We create with our hands in wood what our mind sees in thought.
    Disclosure: Formerly was a part-time sales person & instructor at WoodCraft in Buffalo, NY.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Another nice one, Sean. I like the way you're making the handles.
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  3. #3
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    Houston, Texas
    Hi Sean ,
    These are really nice looking. Keep it up!
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Nanaimo B.C. Canada

    Thumbs up

    Looks good Sean, ditto what Vaughn says about the handles
    Cheers! - Jim

  5. #5
    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
    Join Date
    Jan 2007

    I like the handles. I sure would hate to take a knife to one of those Sean.
    They are really nice looking.

    Well done


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